Leaders cut ribbon as jets flyover

Japanese Air Self-Defense Force and Misawa City officials with U.S. Air Force Col. R. Scott Jobe, the 35th Fighter Wing commander, cut the ribbon as a five-jet formation flies over during Misawa Air Fest 2016’s opening ceremony at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2016. The 35th Fighter Wing’s F-16 Fighting Falcon and JASDF 3rd Air Wing’s F-2 serve as a backdrop during the ceremony. More than 80,000 people from Aomori Prefecture and as far as Akita Prefecture attended the annual air show, highlighting the close U.S. and Japan bilateral partnership in the area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton
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